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Lot #    34782
Auction End Date    7/17/2012 10:44:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Sheelot uTeshuvot Ateret Yehoshua
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    [First Ed.] R. Joshua ben Meir Horowitz
City    Cracow
Publisher    M. Lenkovitsh
Publication Date    1931
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. 8, 120, [4] pp., 378:225 mm., wide margins, usual age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Responsa on all four parts of the Shulhan Arukh from R. Joshua ben Meir Horowitz. The title page describes it as part one, although it appears that no additional parts were ever printed. It further states that these are the responses from R. Horowitz to inquiries and that he was av bet din in Zikov. Ateret Yehoshua was published by his son, who was also av bet din in Zikov, currently in Tarnow. At the bottom of the title page is the publsishers address and telephone number in Polish. There are prefatory remarks from R. Horowitzs son, Alter Horowitz, and from his grandson, who transcribed and edited the work. Next is an introduction from R. Horowitzs grandson, R. Hayyim Menahem David Horowitz, av bet din, Zikov. The text follows, in two columns in rabbinic type, excepting headers and initial words. Ateret Yehoshua is comprised of forty eight lengthy learned responsa. The volume concludes with an index of the responsa and errata.
          
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Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0119716
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
Responsa:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica